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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Fanø Bryghus

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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Port Barrel Aged Barley Wine


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcberko (6305) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
Rating #6000. 11.2 oz. bottle, pours a dark mahogany with a small white beige head. Aroma brings out lots of sweet wine (port), followed by caramel and candied sugar - quite complex and decadent. Flavour is decadent and complex, with treacle toffee, just enough port barrels, and a touch of candied sugar. Wow, this is rich and elegant. One of Evil Twin’s best. This is marvellous.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (10888) - DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle. Very dark brown/red with tiny beige head. Aroma is malt, dark fruits, yeast, caramel, oak, wood and toffee. Flavour is malt, yeast, dark fruits, medium sweet, oak, wood, caramel, little toffee, port, little toffee with notes of alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13852) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich fruits, caramel, malt, alcohol and hops. Sweet and warming. Really nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Bottle. Poured a dark amber/brown color with a thin sized off white head. Port, woody, dark fruits, vanilla, caramel, and some licorice. Alcohol content well hidden.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbeatty (1020) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Bottle at Torst, 03/30/2013. Pours dark cola brown, slight haze on the surface, light lacing. Aroma has dark roasted malt, charred wood, light hop character, finish is toffee, dark fruity port, subtle tartness and even a little cheese, interesting. Taste is toffee, carame fudge, port notes, subtle funky edge, nice roast offset. Almost an aged, musty quality as well. Big bodied, smooth. Wow, very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olio (6139) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2013
33 cl bottle.
Pours deep dark mahogany color with a small head. Aroma of ripe fruits, sweet caramel malts, some toffee and chocolate notes with wood, faint vanilla and some vinous hints. Reminds me a bit of Dumle Liquorice, that’s a first and definitely not a bad thing.
Flavor is also a bit sweet with ripe fruits and caramel, some malts, lightly salty licorice and dark berries, wood, faint tar and syrup also. Very oily texture, soft carbonation, full bodied. Lingering smooth caramelly aftertaste. Very well balanced and tasty, alcohol is also well hidden. Simply excellent.
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (6207) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a dark brown colour with a small off-white head. Aroma of rich dark chocolate, port, oak and raisins. Rich flavour of toasted malts, dark chocolate, salty licorice, distinct heavy port notes, English toffee and grassy bitterness. Full bodied, oily mouthfeel and a long warming, sweet, rich finish. Pairs extremely well with kärtner rahmlaib cheese. A dessert at it’s finest.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark amber brown red colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, wood, alcohol - bourbon, light dusty. Flavour is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood, roasted, dusty, bourbon. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131012]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spacecube (806) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2013
330ml bottle, pours deep dark brown, aroma chocolate, coffee, rich dark fruit, rich chocolate, finish balanced and moderate bitter, carbonation is low, very rich, nice strong beer. Not as individual as the front room, but perhaps more like the kind of stuff I generally like to drink

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cirrhosis (1201) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 26, 2013
Dark brown with slight red highlights, very long lasting creamy cap considering the style. Aroma is creamy and sweet, pretty hoppy, mild chocolaty malts, smells really good. Very malty, with a nice hoppy finish. Chocolate, peach, sooooooooo smoooooooooth. Dark fruits, coffee, mild oak. This awesome beer is good.


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